Bringing Light to the Arusha Lutheran Medical Center

In northern Tanzania, near the famous and massive Mt. Kilimanjaro, lies the town of Arusha.  With over 400,000 inhabitants, it’s Tanzania’s third largest city. At the base of Mt. Meru and close to the border with Kenya, its inhabitants speak mainly Swahili. The city represents a prime location for a certain type of philanthropic institution:…

Global Healthcare: investing in the future

Over the course of the last week, I spent time reviewing archived blogs written by a former employee. While at Enova, Anders had an amazing opportunity to travel with the president of the company, Roger Heegaard. During their travels, the two explored different healthcare systems around the world. After reading through his blogs, it felt…

Providing Hope In Healthcare: War-Torn Liberia

Anders Berglund traveled through India and Africa on behalf of the Enova Mission Program and documented his experiences along with Enova President and CEO, Roger Heegaard. They recently spent time in Liberia assessing the state of the nation’s healthcare system and Anders shares their touching and inspiring experience below.  For people my age (mid-20s) in…

Dr. Charlie Finn | Enova Illumination Surgical LED Headlight with pediatric patient

Shedding Light, December 2018: The FINN Foundation

In the last Shedding Light installment of 2018, we got to speak with Dr. Charlie Finn who founded the FINN Foundation to provide facial reconstructive surgeries to patients in need. From traveling the world with FACE TO FACE, to the humble beginnings of his own philanthropic foundation, Dr. Finn has quite the story to tell.…

Dr. Bergseng | Enova Illumination

Dr. Bergseng, Cubulco, Guatemala

“Despite being so far from home that every communication required two translations, it turned out Minnesota was not actually that far away. During a gallbladder removal, Dr. Bergseng realized he was going to need some help. Calling to an OBGYN on the team for assistance, she came over to lend a hand. After some casual…

Dr. Sethi Cambodia | Enova Illumination

Dr. Sethi, Cambodia

Dear Matt,   Thank you so much for the two Enova lights you loaned for our mission to Cambodia from August 15 to Sept 1.  They were immensely helpful for our surgical team as the overhead lights did not always work.  We were able to do 120 major cases in two different locations in Cambodia.  …

Dr. Humphreys | Enova Illumination

Enova’s Mission Program

At Enova Illumination, we pride ourselves in our dedication to supporting the women and men who venture into the world with the goal of providing care. Surgeons of all types travel to every corner of the world to perform surgeries for those that otherwise wouldn’t receive proper care.  From general surgeons to plastic surgeons, every…

Colombia Mission Trip | Enova Illumination

August Shedding Light is Here!

Enova’s Mission program lends LED Surgical Headlights to doctors as they perform surgeries abroad. This month we learn the incredible story of Dr. Gilman and his mission work in Cartagena, Colombia! Read here:  Dr. Gilman, Colombia